Performance Curriculum

Master of Music in Performance  

Major Area

MUS 565/566/567/574/ 

Applied Voice/Piano/Organ/Harpsichord/

8

568/560/561/562/

or Instrumental

 

569/563

 

 

MUS 595

Graduate Ensemble (2 semesters)*

2

*Organ majors may substitute MUS 640 Conducting

MUS 625

Opera History and Literature (vocal perf.

2

 

only)

 

MUS 626

Oratorio Aria Preparation (vocal perf. only)

1

MUS 660

Organ History and Literature I (organ perf.            

2

 

only)

 

MUS 661

Organ History and Literature II (organ perf.

2

 

only)     

 

MUS 685

Seminar in the Major (all other

2

 

instruments) (2 sem.)

 

MUS 575

Graduate Recital

0

 

 

 

 

Total Major Area

12 – 14 credits

 

 

 

Other Studies in Music

MUS 605

Introduction to Graduate Studies in Music

3

MUS 620

Historical Study of Musical Styles and Literature

3

MUS 636

Pedagogy of Orchestral Instruments        

2

MUS 637

Organ Skills (2 semesters)

4

MUS 638

Vocal Pedagogy

2

MUS 639

Piano Pedagogy (2 Semesters)   

2

MUS 656

Analytical Techniques I  

3

 

 

 

 

Total Other Studies in Music

11 – 13 credits

 

 

 

Elective Studies in Supportive Areas

10 credits from Elective Studies. For further information, please reference the Graduate Student Handbook.

 

 

                                              Total Electives

10 credits

 

Total Overall

33 – 37 credits

* To qualify for the designation “with an emphasis in Church Music,” students must complete six hours of elective study in church music.